The Wikimedia Foundation is a non-profit located in San Francisco, California that owns and operates Wikimedia. Wikimedia in turn manages about a dozen projects, one of which is Wikipedia and another is Wikibooks, which among other activities markets e-book versions of material found on Wikipedia.
The Wikimedia Foundation was created in 2003 by Jimmy Wales. It is run by a board of trustees, of which Jimmy Wales is a trustee and chairman emeritus. The Executive Director is Lila Tretikov, who succeeded Sue Gardner in 2014.
- Wikimedia Foundation home page. Wikimedia Foundation. Retrieved on 2011-12-24.
- Wikimedia welcome page. Wikimedia. Retrieved on 2011-12-24.
- Wikibooks multilingual portal. Wikimedia Foundation. Retrieved on 2011-12-24.
- For example, Wikimedia Foundation. Maxwell's equations. eM Publications. and the listing at Wikimedia Foundation. Google eBook. eM Publications. Retrieved on 2011-12-24. There are others.
- Wikimedia Foundation board of trustees. Wikimedia Foundation. Retrieved on 2011-12-24.